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Virtual Rottnest Channel Swim






Have you thought about swimming 20km from Perth to Rottnest? 


Race Details

There are two separate events 

  1. The 20km Individual/Team Event for the serious swimmers. Individuals, duos or teams of four can compete in this event. An individual swim is open to all swimmers over the age of 14 years, and the team event is open to all swimmers over the age of 10 years as at the day of the Saturday, 24 February 2018.
  2. The 20km Novelty Event for the more social swimmers.  Maximum team size is 10 with the swim open to all over the age of 10 years as at the day of Saturday, 24 February 2018.

The swim will be conducted in your local pool and a distance of 20km will be swum. The 2018 VRCS will commence between 6.45am and 8.00am and finish no later than 6.00pm. The pool manager/event organiser will conduct the race briefing 15 minutes prior to the start.

OR an accrued distance:

3. Accrued 20km distance between 14 January, 2018 and 24 February, 2018

Individuals over the age of 14 years may accrue the 20km distance over a six-week period between Sunday, 14 January 2018 to Saturday, 24 February 2018. You can only choose this option if your local pool has agreed to manage this.



Individual Entry - $15.00

Duo Entry - $30.00

Team Entry - $60.00

Novelty Entries - $10.00 each per person


Close of Entries


Entries close on Friday, 5 January 2018 at 5.00pm.


20km Individual/Team Event


20km Novelty Event



Swimmers are to register and make payment in one transaction. They can also purchase T-shirts during this transaction, and they can also pay for more than one category at a time.


Follow these steps:


Once completed, you will receive an email to your nominated email address confirming your registration. You must print this email and give to your pool manager for their reference.


Registrations and payment need to be submitted via the online facility by Friday, 6 January 2018.






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